Combs and ornaments of silver, wood, and bone. main content.

Combs and ornaments of silver, wood, and bone.

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

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Exhibition Text

Silver was unknown on the Northwest Coast until its introduction by Europeans. The design on the silver bracelet is a copy of a Haida design. The silver pin is also an imitation of Haida work.

Collection Information

(Left)
Catalog No: 16 / 1830 Field No: 131
Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth, CLAYOQUATH

Locale: BC, VANCOUVER ISLAND, WEST COAST
Country: CANADA
Dimensions: L:9.5 W:28 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1897 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: JACOBSEN, F.

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(Second from Left)
Catalog No: 16 / 1999 Field No: 193
Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth, CLAYOQUATH
Locale: BC, VANCOUVER ISLAND, WEST COAST
Country: CANADA
Dimensions: L:6 W:4.5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1897 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: JACOBSEN, F

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(Bracelet and ring)
Catalog No: 16 / 2013 BC Field No: 180
Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth, CLAYOQUATH
Locale: BC, VANCOUVER ISLAND, WEST COAST
Country: CANADA
Dimensions: B) D:6 C) D:1.5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1897 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: JACOBSEN, 

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(Box for jewelry)
Catalog No: 16 / 2013 DE Field No: 180
Culture: Nuu-chah-nulth, CLAYOQUATH
Locale: BC, Nuu-chah-nulth ISLAND, WEST COAST
Country: CANADA
Dimensions: D) L:5.5 W:1.5 E) L:7.2 W:1.5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1897 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: JACOBSEN, F.

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